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.s. secretary of state hillary clinton builds bridges on a two- day trip to india. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london, broadcasting in america and around the world. this is "newsday." the owner of britain's biggest media empire, rupert murdoch, is to make his first appearance before a committee of british members of parliament on tuesday to face questioning about the phone hacking scandal at the "news of the world." his son james will also give evidence, and will the former boss, rebekah brooks. the scandal has already forced two a senior police officers to resign. >> he is ben yates of the are no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, sir paul stevenson. both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say i have just come off the phone john yates, who tendered his resignation. >> boras johnson said both men had jumped and were not pushed. but he made it clear he had done everything he could to encourage them. >> it is a concatenation of issues and questions. it is going to make it very difficu
for the new imf chief. "world business today," as the scoop. >>> and india is hungry for change, as rising food prices punish millions of people living in poverty. >>> first, let's get straight to the markets. uncertainty is overshadowing trade at the moment. most of the markets are down. it's a gloomy start to the session in europe, as well. here's how things stand. in the first hour of trading, a number of indices, able to hold on to early morning gains. but we've had the cac 40 moving down one-third at the moment. most markets ended the day lower. and the main reason for the caution here was the prospect of more monetary policy changing on monday. inflation is still a major problem in the second-biggest economy. investors were also focused on australia's central bank. as expected, this central bank left things unchanged. it looks as though that's likely where they're going to be staying in the near term. the reserve bank of australia, said that the country's growth may be weaker than expected going forward. and the aussie dollar did slip on the back of that news. >>> looking ahead to th
. still to come, friends and neighbors, can india and bangladesh sort out the long-standing differences between borders? >> and the country brings the mammoth task of rebuilding following the earthquake and tsunami. duke and duchess of cambridge have traveled to one of canada's most remote regions this part of their royal tour. they traveled to the town of yellowknife, just 250 miles south of the arctic circle, where they were greeted with a display of music and dance. from there is our royal correspondent peter hunt. >> the town may be familiar, the setting less so. they're here for a taste of another way of canadian life. half of the population are aboriginals. 11 languages are spoken. prince william tried his hand at a few. >> we are so excited to be here. [speaking foreign language] [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much. >> this is a vast area with few inhabitants. a fair few of them were here to see a couple being referred to repeatedly as megacelebrities. >> i've got my mosquito net on, i've come prepared, and i haven't drank anything for three days. there's no bathrooms he
in amas. more than 20 were arrested on monday. india's foreign minister arrived in the bangladeshi capital. he will be holding talks with senior officials to sort out differences along standing issues. success will pave the way for a high-profile visit by the prime minister singh in september. >> india and bangladesh are supposed to be neighbors, but they have the range of contentious issues, raning from sharing waterston demarcation of the boundary in the bay of bengal. the two neighbors share more than 50 rivers, but bangladesh believes it is not giving enough water, as india has a number of dams upstream. the two sides are hoping to reach an interim agreement on sharing the waters during the forthcoming visit of the prime minister of india to bangladesh. the two sides are talking about getting access to each other and to connect to the entire region by road and train. during the visit of the bangladeshi prime minister to india last year, the government agreed to give a loan of $1 billion to bangladesh, but indian officials admit that there have been some delay in fulfilling our commitme
powerful bombs exploded today in india's financial capital mumbai killing at least 21 people, it was the worst terrorist attack in mumbai since 2008. our coverage begins tonight with chief foreign correspondent richard engel. >> reporter: the bombs were well hidden and coordinated to explode at the height of mumbai's evening rush hour. the first exploded in a renowned jewelry market just before 7:00 p.m. a minute later, a second, more powerful device went off in a crowded business district near a bus station, one bomb was apparently hidden under an umbrella, the other in an electric circuit box. after two back to back explosions, police knew, mumbai was under attack by terrorists. then a third bomb believed to have been in a taxi, exploded downtown. police locked down the city. >> the entire city of mumbai has been put on high alert. i would appeal to the people of mumbai and people all over the country to remain calm and maintain peace. >> reporter: so far, no one has claimed responsibility, but suspicion falls on the same pakistan-based group that attacked mumbai in 2008. t
problem is not india, it's in pakistan and the taliban and terrorist attacks about you. the pakistanis always say, no, no it's india. who you worry about, jon, whoever's fault this is, this will increase tension between india and pakistan and those are two countries who have nuclear weapons. jon: we are looking from the state ride indian television. they are reporting eight people killed. that's what our viewers are seeing on the screen. this comes on the heels of the assassination of president karzai's brother in afghanistan. any likely correction there? >> reporter: not clear. i rather doubt it, although this is a part of the world where two weeks ago we saw an attack on the intercontinental poe tell in kabul. this is a part of the world that is boiling up again, whether it's in afghanistan, pakistan, whether it's potentially in india. those three countries are all linked. the indians have ties in afghanistan. the pakistanis are worried that the indians are going to make inch roads into pakistan and afghanistan as the united states leaves the region. so, again, it's too soon to make
of india to the clubs of the u.k., the illicit trade in the drug -- we have a special report. fighters in misrata say they have made further advances against forces loyal to the libyan leader, colonel muammar gaddafi. >> we are a few kilometers behind the front line here. periodically we can hear the sound of rockets falling in the distance. the rebels said they started pushing back colonel gaddafi's forces from this position which they have held for the past two months. i have been talking to the man in charge of coordinating the rebels operations with nato. i asked what happens during the morning offense. >> the gaddafi forces are running so quickly and they have left their weapons and their ammunition. >> we have heard some complaints about a lack of action from nato from your side. how have they been acting over the past 24 hours? >> we need their support it. we are coordinating and we have planned a very well our offensive this time. >> thank you very much. >> we can hear those airplanes overhead which must be nato jets because of the no-fly zone. it is pretty much trench warfare
just one week away. >> pakistan and india ready for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night by angell. an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london. this is "newsday." >> hello, welcome. the norwegian lawyer asked to defend the killers says that he is probably insane. apparently he believes he was fashioning a war to defend the western world. some of the names of the 76 victims have been published. the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of the dead is under way. a shocking reminder that most children were victim -- most victims were children or young adults. among them was a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest is expected to be just 14. described by the norwegian prime minister as one of the country's most promising young politicians. another talented speaker attempted to escape. 45-year-old monica had run the summer camp for years. this is their self confessed killer. the lawyer defending him describe him as insane. >> the entire
carry out india's worst militant attack since 2008? big dreams from a tiny island. one of the world's smallest countries hoping for olympic success. hello. it could be another landmark moment in the phone-hacking scandal. we should know very seen whether the media tycoon rupert murdoch has agreed to be questioned by members of british parliament. his son, james, and rebecca brooks have also been invited to appear before the hearing. we can go live to westminster. it feels like we're on the deadline hour for learning whether rupert murdoch is going to say yea or nay to appearing. i don't suppose many are expecting him to say oh, go on then. >> i don't think so. for one thing, the parliamentary committees do not have the same powers as congressional committees and certainly they cannot force foreign citizens like rupert and james murdoch to appear before them. there is even a question mark over whether they can really force rebecca brooks, who of course is a british citizen to appear. if anyone buzz does of the three, it is thought that perhaps she will be the most likely. the lawyers
the work of local militants. whoever is behind them, they have shown that india's largest city is still vulnerable. >> the bbc will be in mumbai with the latest details on the attack. >> it is very important to remember that it is still early in the primary investigation being carried out. given a small scale of the attacks that we have seen, it may be a local were involved. it is still a important to remember that much information has to come out of these investigations and only then are we likely to see a clearer picture. >> mumbai is on alert. there were three toward native blass, after all. what security measures are being taken to prevent more? >> the certainly, the blast took place -- or the news assertive out and the city was put on -- the news sorted out and the city was put on high alert. there is more surveillance of the streets. however, mumbai is showing resilience. they can deal with this and move on. certainly, and today will be no different from mine the other day. -- from any other day. >> hugo chavez will need more treatment for cancer. he may need to undergo chemothera
." >> india's main commercial city has been hit by three coordinated bombings leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than 100. the blast is the worst attack since the attack by islamic extremists in 2008. indian officials blamed terrorists for the explosion. >> it was the evening rush hour when the bombs went off. three of them within a quarter of an hour. all of targeted were busy locations. people on their way home from work. one eyewitness said he sought two motorbikes explode in flames and the injured screaming for help. well over 100 people were wounded in what president obama condemned as an outrageous attack. many have lost limbs. >> the blast occurred at about 6:45 p.m. we infer that this was a quarter ended attack by terrorists. >> the first bomb went off at 6:54 at this bizarre. a minute later, the opera house district was attacked. then, a crowded neighborhood at 5 minutes after seven. this is the first major attack in mumbai since 2008, more than 160 people were killed in 60 hours of terror claimed the militants based in pakistan. these latest bombs have been described
popular recreational drug. much of it is being smuggled into the country from india. >> in delhi, everyone is looking to do a deal. it is manufactured in this country but you will not see it in the market. authorities have taken control because of concerns over the recreational use. it is illegal to openly sell in the country. there is a black market trade. that makes india one of the main sources of the drug. they advertise on the internet. they smuggled it out of india to sell around the world. canada, australia. i can show you recent numbers. >> they smuggle it out disguised as something else. he hands out the free sample of ketamine. in the u.k., the drug has become increasingly popular over the last decade. users find out the consequences of abuse. >> very sharp pains in my stomach that have had me screaming in agony. >> sure was popular and sociable. that is until she took ketamine. >> her best friends still use it. they loved her. they saw that she died. all i can say is please think carefully before you go on the path of destruction >> india may say it is cracking down, the former
at the evolution of countries and populations over the next 40 years. a new report says that in 40 years out, india is going to become -- push united states out of the number two spot and become the second largest. >> that's right. china's set to be the biggest trader by 2015. india is to take over the united states by 2015 as number two. this is a huge surprise. what's behind india's rise? >> they'll benefit from the rise in trade between emerging markets. between the brick economies and they're creating new winners and that will include india. >> very interesting. the report from the u.s. census population that it will become the most populous country. >>> take a look at this video. it's a little creepy. it's a dentist robot. a lifelike patient that dentist in training train on in japan. the robot -- look at this. it's creepy. it can sneeze, move her head. cough a little bit. the dentist can get actual training without actually hurting anyone. i'm probably a little -- i'm happier that it's a robot. it's based on a japanese love doll. >> i decided to check out the website of this doll is based on,
of the year and beyond. >> in india, the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton vowed cooperation between the two countries on intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism operations. the announcement was made in delhi and she went on to found at the obama administration will not ease pressure on neighboring pakistan. -- she went on to vow that the obama administration will not ease pressure on neighboring pakistan. >> this used to be rare. now they are routine. both countries are determined to strengthen their strategic global partnership, defense and regional security or on the agenda. the agreed to work closer together in afghanistan as the u.s. agreed to pull out its troops. hillary clinton praised the recent resumption of talks between india and pakistan. >> we think this is the most promising approach to encourage both sides to build more confidence between them and work to implement the kinds of steps that will demonstrate the improved atmosphere that is so necessary for us to deal with the underlying problem of terrorism. >> she also said that terrorism was on everyone's minds follo
verified, and i'm appalled. >> welcome to gmt. i am naga munchetty. 38 people are killed in india in a collision between a bus and a train. as america gets dangerously close to its borrowing limit, barack obama prepares to face congressional leaders in a pivotal round of talks. hello. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and early families of british soldiers who died in iraq and afghanistan have expressed shock and anger that their phones may have been hacked. personal details of bereaved relatives were found in the files of the private detective who intercepted voice mail messages for the "news of the world." news international, which owns the newspaper, said it would be appalled if there were any truth to the claims. >> "news of the world" prides itself on supporting british soldiers and the families of those who died on the front line. now it is alleged to have been responsible for hacking into the phones of some of those families. their phone numbers were found in the files of the private investigator. >> the families are very upset and disturbed. really upset. >>
alliance, hillary clinton builds bridges on a two-day trip to india. it's 9:00 oom here in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. here in london broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world, this is "news day." >> a second senior british police officer has resigned in connection with the scandal over phone hacking and alleged corruption in rupert murdoch's newspaper empire. police commissioner john yates said he had been i don't think in 2009 not to reopen an investigation into the affair, but had acted with complete integrity. meanwhile, the journalist who first claimed that andy knew about alleged malpractices at the "news of the world" has been found dead at his home. >> he is yates of the yard no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, the commissioner of the metropolitan police, both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say they have just come off the phone with a.c. john yates who has tendered his resignation. >> boris johnson insisted that both men had jumped and were not pushed. he made it abu
, i'm thomas roberts. we lead off with breaking news coming to us out of india. police say the three explosions, three different explosions rocked a very busy section of the capital in mumbai. new delhi tv is reporting at least ten people have been killed, roughly 60 injured. now this is the same area in india where a terror attack nearly three years ago killed 166 people. bloomberg news is on the scene, and joins us on the phone from mumbai. can you explain exactly what you're seeing? i know it's -- this last happened roughly at 7:00 p.m. which is the rush hour time there so the streets were packed, correct? >> yes, the blast happened around rush hour time, when people were -- this blast happened near central mumbai. the cops haven't really confirmed yet as to whether it was a car bomb. right now, there are lots of broken glass all around. the cops have cordoned off the area, and it looks like they're actually sort of broken glass blasted out. and that was the moment. there's no news on how many injured at the moment. but the police are on the scen., >> and explain just once again,
condemned the bomb attacks in india earlier today offering the nation's condolences and saying the united states government will continue to monitor the situation. at least 21 people were killed and 113 injured after three bomb blasts rocked the financial capital of mumbai. officials say one attack came in the crowded neighborhood in the center of the city and in the jewelry market and an area near the opera house. the attacks happened at a time when tensions are high between the u.s. and india's ah enemy pakistan. reza, what is the strategy of multiple bombs in multiple locations? tell us about both the motive and the likely perpetrators of these attacks. >> well, it certainly bears the hallmarks of a group like lashkar-e-taiba, of course, the group responsible for the devastating 2008 attack on mumbai. at the same time, i think investigators are saying that the relatively small scale of this attack and the fact that the bombs were rather crude. there were actually ieds, martin, incates that it could be an indigenous terror organization, an organization known as the indian mujahadin whic
triple bombing in india. at least 20 people are dead and more than 100 hurt in explosions that rocked three busy areas of india's financial capital minutes apart. the sound was absolutely deafening, and he feared the panic would cause a stampede. the home minister is appealing for calm in a city that still bears the scars from a deadly rampage in 2008. we're on the phone with mallika kapur. tell us what happened there? >> reporter: i am in an area called opera house, and this is where one of the explosions took place. i am standing here at this moment. it's normally a very, very crowded area in mumbai, and also the jewelry district, and it's popularly known as the diamond district. it's made up as narrow lanes and alley ways, and usually very, very crowded. especially at rush hour. and at the scene right now, there are lots of police personnel over here, and lots of journalis journalists, and curious on lookers. the police are trying to clear the area and get everybody away. we have seen shattered glass on the ground. and the police have covered some cars at the moment, an
this... medicare guide and customized rate quote. bill: breaking news by way of mumbai, india, formerly bombay. two explosions heard a short time ago. this is the town that was racked by the terrorist attack a few years back when the taj mahal hotel was attacked by terrorists that were later traced to pakistan. so many killed that day inside that hotel. two loud explosions moment ago in mumbai. we are looking for information on where this happened if there are any villag -- if there are . alisyn: news corp, the parent company of fox news has withdrawn its bid to take over the u.k.'s largest pay tv broadcasters. amy kellogg is live in london. what many the latest, amy? >> news corp has dropped its bid to buy the remaining shares. that doesn't mean news corp won't revisit the plan down the road. news corp issuing a statement saying it believes the aquestion sick by news corporation would have been beneficial to both companies. but it's becoming clear in the current climate it's too difficult to pursue this deal. now, this morning there was a lively debate in the parliament about this. the
a family of five at a popular picnic spot in india. >>> and howling haboob. a giant wall of dust rolls through phoenix for a second a giant wall of dust rolls through phoenix for a second time in nearly two weeks. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with london calling. news corp. chief rupert murdoch and his son along with former chief executive rebekah brooks will face tough questioning this morning before lawmakers. just hours from now, this is the development in the growing phone hacking scandal that seems to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london right outside parliament with all the details. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. well, all eyes will be on a that building behind me, the parliament, and a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with lots of television screens. this is must-see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketee
to hospitals. we know in the last few minutes, india's highest security force, the nfg, which is the national security guard, that they have been deployed and they will be reaching the sites of the explosions as well. we have learned recently that improvised explosive devices were used in all three explos n explosio explosions. one of the explosions went off on a car, one on a motorbike, and a commander team is on their way at the moment. >> do we know who is responsible for these bombings? >> reporter: we do not. we absolutely do not know that at the moment, and the government is being very careful at the moment not to say too much. they have not even declared these terrorists attacks as of now. they have jumped on it, we have seen flashes across all the local channels that someone strikes mumbai once again. we have to repeat and make clear that the government has not categorized this as a terrorist attack yet. at the moment, nobody is speculating about who might be behind these attacks. it's still too early, and at the moment they're just focusing on getting people to hospitals, getting pe
,ya comes to an end. children and teachers are released unharmed. >> a collision in northern india carrying wedding guests kills 38 people. >> welcome to "bbc world news." also in this program, battling in the village from the capital , tripoli. >> and a decade after it all began, the eighth and final harry potter movie is to premiere. >> hello. thanks for being with us. some of the families of british soldiers who died in afghanistan are upset the phones of the victims may have been hacked into. the detectives for news of the world were found to have information leading to this thought. >> they pride themselves on supporting british soldiers. now it's alleged to have been responsible for hacking into the phones of those families. the reaction has been one of anger. >> well, i suppose some of the families are upset that the phones were hacked. >> news international said it would be appalled and horrified if there were any truth in the allegations and said they are friends of the service men and the support for the military over the years has been true and will continue to be so. the editor
, the sisters from india, nigeria and the philippines. they're also older. one-third are well above retirement age. the oldest is 93. >> in the past decade, a dozen nuns have died. like most of the monastic communities, glencairn is smaller than it used to be. >> but six women are in formation, on the path to becoming nuns, far more than might be expected. only nine women entered religious orders in all of ireland in 2006, according to the most recent survey. >> i knew that people wouldn't be rushing in the door, but i am surprised at how occupied i am actually with inquiries from people of all different ages. people from 20 to late 60s, so is, and there are a steady flow of inquiries about this kind of life. >> several times a year the abby hosts monastic experience weekends for women of all ages who want to try it out. and they share the experience in more modern ways, too, on their web page, and even on facebook where they have picked up more than 400 fans. >>> i feel the monastic life has an enduring kind of appeal. i don't see it as part of the traditional catholicism that is in demise, i
away -- tragedy strikes a family of five at a popular picnic spot in india. >>> and howling haboob, a giant wall of dust roars through phoenix for the second time in two weeks. >>> good morning, i'm lynn berry, those stories and more are straight ahead on "first look." this is msnbc. >>> and we begin this morning with london calling. news corp chief, ruprd murdoch, his son and former chief executive, rebekah brooks, will face some tough questioning, appearing before lawmakers this morning, this as the developments in the growing phone hacking scandal seem to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london outside parliment with details. jim, good morning. >> good morning, lynn. well all eyes will definitely be on a small room inside that building behind me, the mother of parliament it's called here. just big enough for 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with television sets. this is really must-see tv today in great britain and for many other places. certainly the united states, which is why there's so much media here today as well. as one brit
quite progressively. in fact, the deal for a $7 billion investment into reliance industry in india, it was clear last friday, hit all three exploration blocks but 21, they're hoping it pays off in the near future. they have challenges in russia. as you know, they've been trying to go into the arctic with a new partner. that's still tied up in the courts in russia. we don't know the payback in russia. so far, as of last week, he's moving aggressively because he's picked up new fields in the caribbean which he thinks are going to hold big promise for deep water. again, he's moved aggressively. he's an american ceo but a british company trying to turn things around. the payback hasn't come just yet. it's interesting to know the peak of the stock came two weeks before the spill and we're down 27% from the peak of 2010. so he had the wind in his sails then. >> and 2.5% today actually. >> yeah. so we're looking at a 27% drop before the results came up today. the real proof in fuding is what's going to happen in the year forward. can he get the new contracts in india to produce? can the r
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to authorities. mumbai, india, rocked in evening rush hour by a series of explosions that killed at least 21 and injured more than 100. national correspondent catherine herridge tells us what happened. a warning here, some of the images in this piece may be disturbing. >> the explosions went off in the peak evening rush hour in three of mumbai's densely populated neighborhoods. the blasts were described by indian officials as simultaneous, a hallmark of a terrorist attack. >> we condemn the despicable acts of violence, designed to provoke fear and division. those who perpetrated them must know they cannot succeed. >> early reports suggest they used i.e.d.s in parked cars. a style of attack most often associated with extremists in afghanistan, iraq and pakistan. while there is no immediate claim of responsibility, the u.s. officials say a handful of networks including an indian terrorist group may be behind the bombing. a senator with an intelligence background says the indian mujahadeen who want them to dominate the indian way of life is suspect. but they say the group is poorly organize and
of the wrong hands. >> this is a video of india. the train was on a way to the foothills of the malaya's the engine jumped the track. the cause of the derailment is not known at this time. train accidents are common in india >>> in afghanistan today an attack killed at least eight people including one afghan official. the death toll this month alone is now 15. >> the crew of the space shuttle atlantis has stopped with the space station. these are live pictures but they are delivering 4 million lbs. of supplies. >> wheel of baseball highlights coming ups just before the all-star break >> a look outside at walnut creek we will be right back the giants added gala to their lead after the win last night. the map giants defeated the mets a 3-1. the giants moved to games and had of the arizona diamondbacks. they defeated the a's 7-6 but rangers want their 60s and our role. >> it is the ninth year in our role for breast cancer. they will walk close to 40 mi. searching for a cure you can join by going to avon oil walk docked,. >> new reports women will be less likely to find a new job than that
, mumbai was better prepared, but the violence would inflame tension between two old enemies, india and pakistan, both nuclear powers. richard engel, nbc news, cairo. >>> and here in our new york studios our chief foreign affairs important andrea mitchell, you ask any u.s. official, what keeps you up at night, they is answer, these two countries, nuclear nations and especially pakistan. >> pakistan is about to pass france as the fifth greatest nuclear power in the world and they're on a hair trigger. there's no hot line between india and pakistan, only last week, diplomats from both countries meeting out at stanford university trying to talk about establishing a hotline. so unlike the cold war, there is no communication, they could have an accident. india has said in the past they were restrained a few years ago when it was proved that pakistan was behind the attacks, they were restrained by the rest of the world, they did not retaliate, this time most likely they would. i was talk to a prominent indian diplomat saying he could not persuade his country to refrain. just tonight, the
a week away. >> pack stan and india prepare for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night, my angel, amy winehouse's father bids an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it's 9:00 a.m. here in sing pour. and 2:00 a.m. broadcasting to pbs around the world and in london, this is "news day." >> hello, and welcome. the norwegian lawyer's who's representing anders behring breivik says the self-confessed killer is probably insane. he bleaches he was fighting a war to defend the western world. they started to publish some of the names of breivik's 76 victims. from the capital, oslo, james robbins has the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of norway's dead is underway. a shocking reminder that most victims were children all very young adults. among them, a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest killed in the massacre is believed to be just 14. amongst those tipped as future stars of the labour party was a 21-year-old male and described as one of the country's most promising youth politicians. among tho
month what india takes in every year and still, it only grows two percentage points faster than india. in other words, if you think about the quality of chinese growth, it's not as impressive as it appears. it is massive investment, a huge number of airports, eight- lane highways, a high-speed rail that's being built and if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return on investment it is not as impressive. the un just came out with a report indicating that china is going to have a demographic collapse over the next 25 years. it is going to lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply doesn't happen. and if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan and ask yourself how powerful it is. even if china were the largest economy in the world, those numbers are all based on something called purchasing power parody, where china's gdp gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than the cost of one
you. >>> explosions leave at least 20 dead in mumbai, india. we will have the details right after this. >>> time right now, about half past the hour. let's check out some of the news and other headlines that you may have missed. disaster in mumbai today. at least 20 people were killed and more than 100 others hurt in a series of blasts in india's financial capital. new delhi has been placed on high alert. we just got a statement in from president obama here. i want to read it to you. it says in part i strongly condemn the outrageous attacks in mumbai and my thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and those that lost loved ones. india is a close friend, the president says, and partner of the united states. >>> media mogul, rupert murdoch troubles spread to overseas. eric holder is investigating whether news employees were wrong. >>> and then forcing loughner to take drugs would violate drugs because he has not been convicted of a crime. he has been held in a mental hospital after an earlier court ruling found him incompetent to stand trial. >>> remember when the metrodome collapsed un
. >>> a massacre in mumbai. a string of near simultaneous bombings rocks india. the latest ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is just before 6:30. sphemp degrees. with some showers in the region. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. stunning new homeland security numbers show that airport breaches are still a huge problem, even with billions spent on security. sandra hughes reports for wjz. and lawmakers want to know why. >>> government statistics show more than 25,000 security breaches at american airport since november 2001. that adds up to an average of five security breaches at each of the 457 airports across the country. congressman jason chaffitz cheers them on and demands answers from the transportation security administration. >> unfortunately, we have to be right all the time. terrorists only have to get lucky once. >> reporter: they spent billions of dollars to revamp airport screening. and the tsa insists the problems amount to less than 1.5 billion screened. >> tsa's goal is to stay ahead of the volume of threat
morning, zain. you're following a few tragedies this morning. we've got a train crash in india as well. >> yes. i just want to show you this dramatic video, ali. i was looking at this. twisted wreckage. this is the scene in northern india. what happened was the plane basically jumped off the tracks. 46 people were killed. hundreds of people take trains like this in india all the time and there are about a hundred accidents like this a year. ali? >> zain, we'll keep an eye on that. >>> admiral mike mull season in china. what's going on there? >> these are interesting and pretty significant remarks. he gave a speech at the university there, ali, and he said this. china has arrived as a world power. that's a big deal because everyone in the u.s. said china is rising, china is rising, not quite there yet. he's definitively saying, it is. the focus of a lot of his trip is focused the south china sea. why? because of the territorial fight that goes on between china, philippines, brunei shah, taiwan. they all claim a piece of it because it has potentially huge reserves in oil and gas. why doe
the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. >>> in india 13 cars in a packed train jumped the tracks today. rescue officials confirm 28 deaths already and say that number will likely rise as they search the wreckage. more than 100 people are reported hurt. >>> and the public will have two chances to say good-bye to former first lady betty ford who died friday. the first service will be held tuesday in palm desert, california. the second, two days later in michigan. she will be laid to rest alongside her husband on the grounds of the ford presidential museum in grand rapids. >>> atlantis, welcome to the international space station for the last time. >> so far, so good as the shuttle docks with the international space station. the four astronauts received a hearty welcome aboard from the station's current crew there. they have brought along a year's worth of supplies and it's going to take both crews about a week to unload it all. >>> a critical meeting at the white house in exactly one hour from now. president obama will sit down with congressional leaders to restart stalle
train in northern india. at least 67 people died and more than 100 were injured when an express train left the tracks. the conductor reportedly slammed on the emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle that had wandered onto the tracks. the train was doing 60 miles per hour when it derailed. india's rail system is one of the largest in the world, carrying some 14 million passengers a year. >>> dozens of children are among the nearly 100 who are missing after an overloaded cruise boat sank on the volga river in russia. so far nine are confirmed dead. 80 have been pulled out of the water. the cruise boat was carrying 185 people for a scenic trip on the volga when the boat went down sunday. that boat was only certified to carry 120 people. the water is 65 feet deep in the area where the boat sank. the cause is still under investigation. >>> funeral services for former first lady betty ford will begin tomorrow in california and will end with her burial in michigan on thursday. the wife of former president gerald r. ford died friday at the age of 93. there will be a funeral service tomorrow
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